City Council Holds Monthly Meeting

The Ellijay City Council held their monthly scheduled meeting on Monday.  In a short session the council Chairman Al Hoyle called the meeting to order and opened with prayer followed by the recital of the Pledge of Allegiance.

First order of business on the night was to approve the agenda for this May 21st meeting with on amendment added to new business and to be brought forth in the last vote before the Executive Session began.  With all unanimous votes on the night, April 2018’s minutes, the financial statement and all new business including the reappointment of current Ellijay-Gilmer Water and Sewer head Mike Gibbs to continue in his present role.  Applications submitted to the council were also approved by all members.  Bharat Kumar A. Patel’s application for off premises beer and wine sales passed with zero nay votes.  Mr. Patel is doing business as Green’s Country Store located at 2028 Old Hwy 5 South. The request came as a name change and not for a new application.

Page Green with the Gilmer Chamber submitted an application for a special request permit.  This permit asked that in that the Taste of Ellijay being a city sponsored event, that the $100 application fee be waived and that insurance currently in affect be accepted in lieu of providing additional for services. All members voted in favor of this request.

The construction codes are now up to date with current international standards of building for the City of Ellijay.  All members voted to accept this amendment.  Lastly, in an amended vote in new business,  Chairman Hoyle read an application for alcohol sales in the city parking lot on the 4th of July of 2018.  A motion and a 2nd followed with a vote of the council, saw approval allowing this action.

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Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 04/08 to 04/14

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Looking for Easter events in Gilmer?

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ELLIJAY, Ga. –

Easter on the Field
Where?: The Gilmer High School Football Field (408 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540). In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Gilmer High School Gymnasium.
When?: Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 10 am through 11:30 am.
The service begins at 10 am with an egg hunt following immediately after.
This event is held by The Orchard Church (7288 Hwy 515 N Ellijay, GA 30540, 706-621-5160).

 

Cartecay Baptist Church Holy Week Services
Where?: Cartecay Baptist Church, 118 Riverwood Road, Ellijay, GA, 30536
When?: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 through Sunday, April 21, 2019.
Wednesday’s service will be The Day of Silence & Communion, Thursday’s service will be on The Arrest, and Friday’s service will be on The Crucifixion, all at 6:30 pm.

On Easter Sunday (Sunday, April 21, 2019), the events will be as follows:
7 am: Sunrise Service
7:30 am: Pancake Breakfast
9:45 am: Sunday School
11 am: Easter Cantata & Morning Worship

 

The Ellijay Passion Play
Where?: First Baptist Church, 164 Dalton St., Ellijay, GA 30540, 706-635-5611
When?: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 7 pm and Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 3 pm and 7 pm.
No tickets required. Doors open one hour before performance.

 

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Easter Sunrise Service
Where?: 115 Pleasant Grove Road, Ellijay, GA 30540, 706-635-7504.
When?: Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:30 am.
Bible Study at 8:45 am, Worship at 10 am.

 

More will be added as they become known!
Happy Easter from Fetch Your News!

 

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MVE Bus Driver of the Month

Bobcat's Corner, Mountain View Elem

Congrats to MVE bus driver of the month, Kathy Norton!  Kathy is kind and caring driver!  Students love her!  Thanks KATHY! Also pictured is Katrina Kingsley, Gilmer County Schools PBIS Director.

Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 04/01 to 04/07

Arrest Reports

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North Georgia Senior Living Presented by Cameron Hall: Bonnie and Clyde

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BKP and Jessi talk about Bonnie and Clyde in this week’s edition of North GA Senior Living.

Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 03/25 to 03/31

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FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO.  The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Gilmer County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law.

North Georgia Senior Living Presented by Cameron Hall: Spring Into Savings

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Jessi joins BKP to discuss the amazing savings going on if you move into Cameron Hall by the end of April!

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